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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Code execution vulnerability in WebSphere
Application Server (CVE-2018-1567)
11 October 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM WebSphere Application Server
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2018-1567
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Security Bulletin: Code execution vulnerability in WebSphere Application
Software version: 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
Software edition: Advanced, Base, Developer, Enterprise, Express, Network
Deployment, Single Server
Reference #: 2016254
Modified date: 10 October 2018
Please refer to remediation section below for important information.
Affected Products and Versions
This vulnerability affects the following versions and releases of IBM
WebSphere Application Server:
o Version 9.0
o Version 8.5
o Version 8.0
o Version 7.0
NOTE: There may be a failure after the security fix for PI95973 is installed.
The fix has been removed while it is being reworked by development. We
will re-post the fix and this bulletin when an updated fix is available.
05 September 2018: original document published
10 October 2018: fix pulled due to regression
*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will
ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of
this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the
Reference section of this Security Bulletin.
According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES ""AS IS"" WITHOUT WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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